Today Show: Summer Fitness Trends
Today Show’s Jenna Wolfe shared some ways you can get more out of your workout. Her focus was on Running. Despite the fact that it is a great way to begin working out, it does not engage your whole body. What can you do about that?
Running and Fitness have become a multi-billion dollar industry. Though Running is popular on its own, some exercisers are choosing to build a more complete workout around it to get a more complete experience. For some, gyms use mood lighting and group classes to create an energetic atmosphere.
Today Show: Obstacle Courses for Runners
Obstacle courses such as Tough Mudder and others like it have become a popular variation on road races, adding other elements such as mud crawls and climbing walls, which work out muscles all over the body, instead of solely focusing on legs.
Today Show: Better Workouts for Runners
If you are a runner, are you satisfied with your current workout? If not, here are some suggestions about how you can incorporate your core and upper body into the process.
It’s really all about Muscle Toning, according to Wolfe. If you are looking for a community environment to encourage you, try one of these popular options.
- Boot Camp
- Barre Class
- Zumba/Dance Class
If you want to save money and do it yourself (or you need to customize your workout on the road or on vacation), try adding any of these basic exercises to your routine. Alternate repetitions of these exercises between bursts of running.
- Push Ups
- Slow Mountain Climbers
- Tricep Dips
Savannah Guthrie speculated that this would make for a harder workout, which mean you’re getting more results from the time you spend making your body better. What do you think about these ideas?